Today’s Headlines

  • Oakland gets a “pedestrian safety czar” (Next City)
  • Palo Alto bike-share plan takes another turn (Palo Alto Online)
  • More on CA bill to allow bike riders to make rolling stops when safe (San Diego Union Tribune)
  • Suggestion: 55% voter threshold for maintenance, not new infrastructure (Getting Around Sac)
  • Hoverbike! (Washington Post)
  • Despite Uber’s denial, investigation finds that technology was at fault when self-driving car ran a red light (NY Times)
  • Op-ed: Governor Brown, it’s time to do what you know is the right thing on the environment (Capitol Weekly)
  • An engineer makes the case for eliminating bias from planning vocabulary (ITE)
  • CA gas prices set to rise due to supply issues. No worries—it’s nothing like that enormous, economy-killing price hike from cap-and-trade. Oh, wait, no–other way around (Mercury News)

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